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- King James Bible "Authorized Version", Cambridge Edition
¶ The woman shall not weare that which pertaineth vnto a man, neither shall a man put on a womans garment: for all that doe so, are abomination vnto the Lord thy God.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan
"A woman shall not wear man's clothing, nor shall a man put on a woman's clothing; for whoever does these things is an abomination to the LORD your God.
- New American Standard Version (1995)
A woman shall not wear that which pertaineth unto a man, neither shall a man put on a woman's garment; for whosoever doeth these things is an abomination unto Jehovah thy God.
- American Standard Version (1901)
It is not right for a woman to be dressed in man's clothing, or for a man to put on a woman's robe: whoever does such things is disgusting to the Lord your God.
- Basic English Bible
There shall not be a man's apparel on a woman, neither shall a man put on a woman's clothing; for whoever doeth so is an abomination to Jehovah thy God.
- Darby Bible
A woman shall not wear that which pertaineth to a man, neither shall a man put on a woman's garment: for all that do so are abomination to the LORD thy God.
- Webster's Bible
A woman shall not wear men's clothing, neither shall a man put on women's clothing; for whoever does these things is an abomination to Yahweh your God.
- World English Bible
`The habiliments of a man are not on a woman, nor doth a man put on the garment of a woman, for the abomination of Jehovah thy God [is] any one doing these.
- Youngs Literal Bible
A woman shall not wear that which pertaineth unto a man, neither shall a man put on a woman's garment; for whosoever doeth these things is an abomination unto the LORD thy God.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible
22:5 Shall not wear - Namely, ordinarily or unnecessarily, for in some cases this may be lawful, as to make an escape for one's life. Now this is forbidden, both for decency sake, that men might not confound those sexes which God hath distinguished, that all appearance of evil might be avoided, such change of garments carrying a manifest sign of effeminacy in the man, of arrogance in the woman, of lightness and petulancy in both; and also to cut off all suspicions and occasions of evil, which this practice opens a wide door to.
Samuel Boakye's comment on 2014-07-23 06:55:13:
I believe n hope that in every country we have what pertains to women and what pertains to men, so deuteronomy 22 5 is telling us that as a man you dare not go in for what belongs to women likewise as a woman you dare not go in for what belongs to men. the word of God is clear
Sunny's comment on 2014-07-23 02:33:26:
it is gradually that the devil normally comes in to destroy. There are a lot of things men of God have to talk about from the pulpit. Look at the way some muslim women dress. They dress very decently Christian ladies and women should try to dress decently.
Joseph's comment on 2014-07-13 18:29:34:
Could it be that many times man tries to put the Bible into culture removing the true meaning of scripture? The truth is that neither men not women wore britches when God gave this passage to Moses. Both the man and the woman word robes. What was different was that a man wore an outer garment called a girdle. The girdle was an outer belt like garment that the man would use for two purposes. One he would gird up his loins to run in battle secondly he would gird up his loins to work in the field. The rest of the time the girdle would be worn around his waist ready for use. The woman did not wear a girdle or bind her garment at the waist. In do so you show the beautiful figure that God gave to the woman. I believe God wants that figure covered except for her husband. In Genesis, God clothed Adam and Eve covered them with coats of skins. Which the word coat meanse a drapped garment. Man had his own standard, aprons of fig leaves. Aprons are a wide belt. Yet in the presence of a Holy God those coverings of man were not sufficent. God knows that lust is created in man through sight. Seeing women and their beautiful figure was meant for the husband and wife to enjoy. God states that the woman or the man that dresses like the other would cause great confusion and lust. Those that have trusted Jesus Christ as their Saviour will one day wear white robes of righteousness. We will not wear pants and shorts and worse in Heaven.
Emma's comment on 2014-07-07 07:28:11:
I believe Deuteronomy 22 5 women should not wear mens clothing
Hugh's comment on 2014-04-30 07:01:24:
Bonnie Its clear that you are thinking like a Juevenile and to be honest you are intitled to your on opinion. You are thinking Carnal not in the spirit look at the wholed picture and cross reference verse 5 its talking about a whole lot more then just pants....
Henry Adu Coleman's comment on 2014-04-25 10:13:46:
the word of God gives room for culture and tribes to partake in our christian life so God change the language of the Israelite to different tribes in babel and even promote tribes through the sons of Jacob. every tribe has it own culture which dress to wear is part, so how and what to wear differs from tribe to tribe. also God gave man the right to name all things since the time of Adam, so God said what even man decree on earth is decree in heaven. what to wear for man or woman is based on the tribe and the culture sittings of the people which should please God. so God said man should not wear woman 's dress and vice versa because God considered all tribe and culture sittings. God was emphasizing on man not play the role of a woman and woman not play the role of a man because of the issue of homosexuality, submission of women to men, modesty to avoid lust, distinction of sex of man and women and also distinct the occupation of man and women in the home and workplace because men are strong and women are weak. lets allow that Holy Spirit to teach us the word of God.
Prophet Elijah Augustine's comment on 2014-04-16 08:32:23:
well i ve gone thru diffts views people about deu 22 5.This topic is a big blow to the church of Jesus christ and that the devil is draggin the church to hell by bring confusion to our faith in christ.it topical wrong for women to put on man s wears, it is a v big sin.i know that my follow prophet re the worse preachers that the devil uses to preach nonesense for their own selfish interest.most prophet re not real men of God,they re looking for money so they cant preach,God wil judge them send them to hell if they dnt stop decieving people.let us obey Deu 22 5 it is nothing but the truth.
Tatenda Samuel Dhokotera's comment on 2014-04-01 06:41:45:
my brethren, l do love you with all my heart, am sorry if am going to hurt you. where the bible is silent am silent,where the bible speak l speak. Dont try to comment any bible verse, you will give account of it in that day. Just say or speak what it said,nothing else. Reasoning will move you further away from the word of God just like Eve. Eve questioned why God forbid to eat the fruits of the tree,when she done it, she was further away from the Word. That 's what you have done
Tracy's comment on 2014-03-21 18:41:28:
im totally lost God open my eyes
Debbie's comment on 2014-03-12 10:16:58:
Would God not allow one into the kingdom of heaven because they wore the wrong garments The motive behind the garments is what the point is
Isaac Idowu's comment on 2014-02-23 08:23:22:
Whenever Deut 22 5 is discussed the main contention is usually women and trousers Well God s words were given to take care of the past present and future which ought to be obeyed to the later Now the devil and his agent on assignment in making sure this instruction is not obey come up with what the call ladies trousers Why didn t the come up with men s skirts No they cannot do that reason is that women are their target as tools of SEDUCTION
Steve's comment on 2014-02-20 21:09:31:
Is it not clear that to everyone that we are not under the Law but we still have to live by the ten comandments if we take one verse and make it such an issue to try to control what our women wear is it not pants that is the issue here pants wern t even invented yet Ithink that homosexuality was really the issue here its been around as long as there s been sin men trying to be women and women trying tobe men looking like the opposite sex and laying with the same sex is both an abomination to God
Gozie's comment on 2014-02-19 23:59:09:
I think the mystries about Gods kingdom is not for a canal mind deutronomy 22 5 is saying a man should not wear woman physical structure vice versa For example a man changing his sexual organ to that of woman
Mikyes Emmanuel's comment on 2014-02-16 15:17:43:
Faustin's comment on 2014-02-06 03:36:07:
The bible says in the book of Genesis that after the fall, he slew a lamb and He clothed them, I am sure that what Deut22,5; 1Peter3,1-6 and 1Tim2,9-15 are just manifestation of what was done in the garden, God isn't a controversial God but He knows why He is saying so!!! Look around you how women are portraying themselves as "Sex appeal" with their tight and squeezed jean and legging? Do you think they are godly like that? I am not sure according to the word, they just look like sexual tool and you don't even desire marry such women unless for sexual avidity! Lord have mercy because the word of God prone holiness and that is the only thing people are afraid of and by the way they want to dilute the word! Also weak pulpit, those that are there for money making will never speak the truth, afraid to loose their money they make out of church goers! Only a true child of God will recognise the word without doubting it!!! God isn't a "theological entity, bible school or bishop" He interprets his own word and give it to those that yearn for the truth! Shalom
Nkopeti's comment on 2014-01-23 07:35:31:
Beloved, every sound Christian believes the Bible to be the word of God. It would therefore be dangerous if the totality of the scriptures is not accepted. It is even more disastrous when sentiments and selfish interest are used to interpret and teach the words of the living God whose standard and principle will never changed. Duet.22 : 5 is very clear in all translations and should not be subjected to any canal argument , except for cheap 'pastors' who are after quantity and not quality. This is more worrisome in today's Christianity.
Mohamed K Shaban's comment on 2014-01-17 13:06:18:
Read this screpture Romans 6:15-23,Mattew 8:24-29,dear christians obey the powerfull word of our mihty GOD,read this screpture james 4:1-10,thank you all, fom kenya,ilove JESUS.
Soldier Of Cross's comment on 2014-01-14 13:29:07:
naturally, every child listen to his/her father. Similalry only the children of God will accept the word/bible as their absolute and thus will never try to justify their wrongs. So those who are fighting scriptures know in their hearts whats wrong and right, even their concience does testify. So if you are fighting scriptures you are doing so bc of yr father the devil
George's comment on 2013-12-28 06:24:32:
According to deuteronomy 21 vs 18 to 21, therefore, whosesoever will not obey the commandment of God in deut. 22 vs 5 is stubborn and rebelious . And such person will not inherit the kingdom of God.
Anonymous's comment on 2013-12-22 10:50:47:
It hurt God when we disobey Him, women, men stick to His word in Duet. 22:5
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